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June 14th, 2018 |

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The Fed dials up interest rates by 0.25%

The quarter-point hike sets the target rate between 1.75 percent and 2 percent.

As expected, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) raised short-term interest…

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May 3rd, 2018 |

The realities of remarriage

A new union can and should change your financial picture.

For a variety of reasons, second (or third) marriages are becoming the norm. With…

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March 20th, 2018 |

Study Abroad

Studying abroad with 529 plans

Consider whether this savings account can help cover your international education costs.

While in school, many students take the opportunity to study abroad in…

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February 26th, 2018 |

Cardinal in snow

The Unofficial Guide to the American Snowbird

Yearning for warmer winters? Think about what it’d mean to leave your nest – temporarily – and establish a new one.

A different breed…

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January 30th, 2018 |

Education Fund

Exciting new options for your college savings

Now is a good time to review your college savings plans, to ensure your expectations are being met. This is especially true for…

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January 23rd, 2018 |

Emergency Call

Your Cell Phone Could Save Your Life – Even Without Making a Call

Who would you want contacted following a serious accident? Do you carry your emergency contacts in your wallet? Do you keep important medical…

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January 11th, 2018 |

Education

Tax Act Implications for Educations Savings

Learn about the new qualified tuition expenses, gifting limits, and rollover provisions for 529 plans.

In late December 2017, the President signed new federal…

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December 21st, 2017 |

US National Capitol

Done Deal: Tax Reform Passes Congress

The tax reform bill lowering the corporate tax rate and making a number of adjustments to the individual tax code has been approved…

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December 14th, 2017 |

Online Holiday Shopping

Don’t let thieves ruin your holiday season

Learn how to protect your identity when shopping online

Another holiday season is here, bringing new ways for cyber-thieves to attempt to steal your…

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December 7th, 2017 |

Reflection

The importance of taking a pause

How often do we take time to pause and reflect?

Few of us have regularly scheduled times of reflection. This does not have to…

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